Postdoctoral Research Associate, Faculty of the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Wollongong, Australia
Friday, 30 April 2021
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 16 May 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


  • Fixed term, full-time appointment (2.5 years)
  • Level A:  $79,490 - $93,130 + 17% superannuation

This position is funded through an ARC Discovery Grant and contributes to the strategic research direction of the Faculty of the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, School of Psychology, Global Alliance for Mental Health in Sport (GAMeS), as well as the Centre for Health Psychology Practice and Research (CHPPR).

Your primary responsibility will be to manage and implement a major research project, writing mental health guidelines for sports in Australia, which will be submitted to peer-reviewed journals. As secondary purposes, you will develop an independent line of research in the area of sport psychology and contribute to the overall development of the Global Alliance for Mental Health in Sport (GAMeS) at UOW.

This position provides a fantastic opportunity to work alongside researchers in GAMeS and CHPPR and aid in the overall development of a strong research culture through your expertise.

You will be prompted to respond to a selection criteria questionnaire as part of the application process. For further information about this position, please contact Stewart Vella on + 61 2 4221 5516 or

The University of Wollongong is committed to workplace equity, diversity and inclusion.  We value and acknowledge the importance of our people‚Äôs diverse experiences, talents and cultures that they bring to work with them each day. Embracing diversity and creating inclusion is a key component of attracting and retaining talent in our workforce. The creation of a diverse and inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential, enhance our success and achieving our vision of being in the Top 1% of universities globally.

Closing Date: 16 May 2021, 11:59PM


The University of Wollongong was born with a mission to transform our region: to educate and empower the people of the Illawarra. Our commitment to a better future has shaped our direction and impact since our inception.

Over the years, we have grown to be a global diverse and inclusive civic university, working to solve global challenges and promoting harmony and social cohesion. We are proud to be a globally recognised and respected university, opening doors for our students, staff and partners.

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